Stories about the lives of prominent Alexandrians.

Patsy Ticer: Alexandrians remember legacy of service-oriented former mayor, state senator

By Denise Dunbar and Alexa Epitropoulos Patsy Ticer, Alexandria’s long-serving, iconic former mayor and state senator, died early Monday at age 82 of complications from...

Alexandria Symphony executive director dies

By James Cullum (Courtesy photo) Paul Frank, the executive director of the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, died after a short bout with pancreatic cancer on March...

Pioneering realtor Bunny Jacob dead at 91

By Denise Dunbar (Courtesy photo) Prominent Alexandria realtor Virginia Lee Galloway “Bunny” Jacob died February 16 after an extended illness. She was 91. Jacob received her...

Dennis Whitestone, local auto repairman dies

By James Cullum  Dennis Whitestone, the founder of the Automotive Service Garage and Olde Town Auto Body and Paint at 500 N. Fayette St., died...

Longtime high school rowing coach dead at 91

By Chris Teale (Photo/Chris Teale) He helped make the T.C. Williams High School crew program one of the best in the United States, and spent...

Francis Fannon III dead at 82

By Erich Wagner (Courtesy photo) Alexandria native Francis Fannon III, who was a long-time member of many local organizations, died last week at the age...
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